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Volume 7, Pages 1004-1006
Case Study

Not to Knot a Catheter. Case Report of the Knotting of a Suprapubic Catheter

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX, UK

Received 17 February 2007; Accepted 18 April 2007

Academic Editor: Ziya Kirkali

Copyright © 2007 S. A. Farook et al.


A 20-month-old boy, who underwent left nephrectomy, had a suprapubic catheter inserted that knotted within the bladder. This case report identifies possible causes for such occurrences and how best to manage them.